Editorials

Of charter rules and marijuana dispensaries

The issue of an elected official being in default to the city has once again come up. A city council candidate filed a complaint about an incumbent councilmcmber…

‘Banglatown’ gets its proper due with a huge investment

There are big improvements coming. Although not in Hamtramck itself, the Detroit Strategic Neighborhood Fund has ambitious plans for what’s commonly called “Banglatown” – located just east and…

News

Alley repairs drive ahead

Alley repairs drive ahead

  By Charles Sercombe Even though there is a budget crunch this year for the…

Schools get a new leader

Schools get a new leader

    By Charles Sercombe In an emotional and packed special school board meeting, a…

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

‘Banglatown’ is about to get a huge injection of funding

  By Charles Sercombe American Axle & Manufacturing is investing $5 million into the neighborhood…

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

Candidate’s eligibility is questioned

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s campaign season is just a few weeks old, and…

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Business

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

Maine Street celebrates 20 years of dishing up good food

    By Charles Sercombe While many restaurants have come and gone in Hamtramck in recent times, there has been one constant for the past 20 years. Maine…

For $15 a month, FRD Pharmacy can hook you up with a doctor

By Alan Madlane Ever wake up in the middle of the night and feel sick, but not sick enough to wait hours and hours in a hospital emergency…

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

Market owner gives thanks back to customers for Thanksgiving

    By Charles Sercombe For 45 years Mike Kizy and his family have operated Sam’s Market at Commor and Fleming. It’s probably not going out on a…

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Photo Gallery

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

Vintage baseball comes to Hamtramck Stadium

    By Charles Sercombe Hamtramck’s historic baseball stadium came full circle last Saturday. When the stadium was first built, as…

News

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

School board set to consider hiring superintendent next week

    By Charles Sercombe The search for a new superintendent for the Hamtramck Public School District could come to an end next Wednesday (May 15). The…

Features

City Life … The zigs and zags of winter walkability

City Life … The zigs and zags of winter walkability

    By Walter Wasacz Would you pay an extra, say, $35 a year for sidewalks to be plowed after it snows? It’s a question being asked…

Editorials

Federal judge leaves a huge legacy for Hamtramck

Hamtramck’s long-standing housing discrimination lawsuit has lost a key player. Federal Justice Damon Keith, who oversaw the case since the 1970s, died recently at the age of…

Sports

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

Frontier soccer team scores an upset in state championship play

    By Ian Perrotta Before last Saturday (Nov. 3), most people had never heard of Frontier International Academy. It only took 90 minutes to change that.…